Higher Education

Higher, post-secondary, tertiary, or third level education is the stage of learning that occurs at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, and institutes of technology. Higher education also includes certain college-level institutions, such as vocational schools, trade schools, and career colleges, that award academic degrees or professional certifications.

Directories:

Adventist Colleges: The Seventh-day Adventist educational system is the second-largest Christian school system in the world, after the Roman Catholic system. The church supports holistic education:"Mental, physical, social, and spiritual health, intellectual growth, and service to humanity form a core of values that are essential aspects of the Adventist education philosophy".

Aerospace Engineering Schools: Aerospace engineering may be studied at the advanced diploma, bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. levels in aerospace engineering departments at many universities, and in mechanical engineering departments at others. A few departments offer degrees in space-focused astronautical engineering. Some institutions differentiate between aeronautical and astronautical engineering. Graduate degrees are offered in advanced or specialty areas for the aerospace industry. A background in chemistry, physics, computer science and mathematics is important for students pursuing an aerospace engineering degree.

Agricultural Colleges: Agricultural Education is the teaching of agriculture, natural resources, and land management. Classes taught in an agricultural education curriculum may include horticulture, land management, turf grass management, agricultural science, small animal care, machine and shop classes, health and nutrition, livestock management, and biology.

Alternative Colleges: Education, and in some cases a lifestyle, that is intentionally not mainstream compared to other institutions. Through the use of experimental and unconventional curricula and offering choice to students as to what and how they will study, such institutions distinguish themselves from traditional faculties.

American Colleges/Universities Abroad: Free standing Universities accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education and American Colleges with International Campuses.

Apprenticeship Programs: An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading).

Art Colleges:College & University Programs for Art, Music, Voice & Theater.

Astronomy Schools: Astronomy education or astronomy education research (AER) refers both to the methods currently used to teach the science of astronomy and to an area of pedagogical research that seeks to improve those methods.

Autism Colleges: Colleges in the United States offering services and classes for students on the Autism Spectrum.

Baptist Colleges: Baptist Colleges in the United States.

Beauty Schools: Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics/Skin Care, Nail Technology, Teacher Training, Make-Up Artist Training, Electrology, Permanent Make Up, Continuing Education, Hair Design, Laser Training, Massage Therapy, Salon Management, Hair Braiding, Fashion Design, Electrolysis

Benedictine Colleges: Benedictine Colleges and Universities in the United States.

Bible Colleges: Bible Colleges are institutions that prepare students for Church ministry with theological education, Biblical studies and practical ministry training

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Schools: Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes within and relating to living organisms. Molecular biology is the branch of biology that concerns the molecular basis of biological activity in and between cells, including molecular synthesis, modification, mechanisms and interactions.

Business Schools: A business school teaches topics such as accounting, administration, strategy, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, information systems, logistics, marketing, organizational psychology, organizational behavior, public relations, research methods and real estate among others.

Catholic Colleges: Catholic Colleges in the United States.

Chemical Engineering Schools: Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that uses principles of chemistry, physics, mathematics, biology, and economics to efficiently use, produce, design, transport and transform energy and materials. The work of chemical engineers can range from the utilisation of nano-technology and nano-materials in the laboratory to large-scale industrial processes that convert chemicals, raw materials, living cells, microorganisms, and energy into useful forms and products.

Chiropractic Schools: Students are trained in academic areas including scopes of practice, neurology, radiology, microbiology, psychology, ethics, biology, gross anatomy, chemistry/biochemistry, spinal anatomy, phlebotomy, neurology and more. Prospective students are also usually trained in clinical nutrition, public health, pediatrics and other health or wellness related areas.

Christian Colleges: Christian Colleges in the United States.

Cognitive Science Schools: Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary, scientific study of the mind and its processes. It examines the nature, the tasks, and the functions of cognition. Cognitive scientists study intelligence and behavior, with a focus on how nervous systems represent, process, and transform information.

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Colleges & Universities: Junior College, Community College, four year Colleges & Universities.

Collegiate Recovery Programs: College and University Programs providing a supportive environment for those recovering from Substance Abuse problems.

Community Colleges: Community Colleges, State Colleges, Junior Colleges.

Culinary Schools: Institutions devoted to education in the art and science of cooking and food preparation. Many programs include practical experience in the kitchen of a restaurant attached to the school or a period of work experience in a privately owned restaurant.

Dental Schools : Tertiary educational institution that teaches dental medicine to prospective dentists.

Dominican Colleges: Catholic Colleges founded by the Dominican Order in the United States. Some are under diocesan control and no longer directly run by the order.

Early Colleges: Middle Colleges, Early Colleges, Gateway to College Programs.

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English Language Schools: Educational Programs offering classes for English as a Second Language

Episcopal Colleges: Episcopal Colleges and Universities in the United States.

ESL Schools: Educational Programs offering classes for English as a Second Language

Fashion Schools: Schools and Universities offering programs and degrees in the Fashion Design industry.

Film Schools: A film school is any educational institution dedicated to teaching aspects of filmmaking, including such subjects as film production, film theory, digital media production, and screenwriting.

Financial Aid: Scholarships, Grants, Student Loans and Student Programs/Internships

Forestry Colleges: Forestry is the science, art, and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests and associated resources, in a sustainable manner, to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human benefit.

Friends Colleges: Schools which provides an education based on the beliefs and testimonies of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Graduate Schools: Master and Doctoral Degrees in the United States.

Healthcare Management Colleges: Study in the knowledge and competencies needed for careers in health administration, involving the management of hospitals and other health services organizations, as well as public health infrastructure and consulting. Programs can differ according to setting; although practitioner-teacher model programs are typically found in colleges of medicine, health professions, or allied health, classroom-based programs can be found in colleges of business or public health.

Hispanic Serving Institutes: Institution participating in a federal program designed to assist colleges or universities in the United States that attempt to assist first generation, majority low income Hispanic students.

Historical Black Colleges: Institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community

Islamic Colleges: Islamic Colleges and Universities in the United States.

Jesuit Colleges: Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the U.S.

Journalism Schools: Journalism school is a school or department, usually part of an established university, where journalists are trained.

Land-Grant Institutions: A land-grant university is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890. The Morrill Acts funded educational institutions by granting federally controlled land to the states for them to sell, to raise funds, to establish and endow "land-grant" colleges. The mission of these institutions as set forth in the 1862 Act is to focus on the teaching of practical agriculture, science, military science and engineering as a response to the industrial revolution and changing social class.

Landscape Architect Colleges: Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and soil conditions and processes in the landscape, and the design of interventions that will produce the desired outcome.

Lutheran Colleges: Lutheran Colleges in the U.S.

Law Schools: Civil Rights, Corporate & Securities Law, Criminal Law, Education Law, Employment & Labor Law, Environmental & Natural Resources Law, Family & Juvenile, Health Law, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property law, International Law, Real Estate Law, Sports & Entertainment Law, Tax Law

Leadership Education Programs: Leadership Programs trains and provide degrees for those looking to become Principals, Assistant Principals, Superintendents and anything regarding leadership in education

Library Schools

Marriage Family Therapy Colleges: Family therapy, also referred to as couple and family therapy, marriage and family therapy, family systems therapy, and family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development.

Medical Schools: A medical school is a tertiary educational institution--or part of such an institution--that teaches medicine, and awards a professional degree for physicians and surgeons.

Mennonite Colleges: The teachings of the Mennonites were founded on their belief in both the mission and ministry of Jesus Christ, which they held to with great conviction despite persecution by the various Roman Catholic and Protestant states. Over the years, Mennonites have become known as one of the historic peace churches because of their commitment to nonviolence. Schools have not only their own schools, but their own curriculum and teaching staff.

Mens Colleges:Same Sex Colleges in the U.S.

Mercy Colleges: Mercy schools, though geographically and culturally diverse, share a common heritage, legacy and mission. Committed to meeting the current needs of children, young women and men, Mercy secondary and elementary education remains a vital component of the works of the Sisters of Mercy and their partners.

Midwifery Colleges: Midwifery is the health science and health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), in addition to the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives.

Montessori Teacher Training Programs: Montessori method is characterized by an emphasis on self-directed activity on the part of the child and clinical observation on the part of the teacher.

Mortician Colleges: Mortuary science is the study of deceased bodies through mortuary work. The term is most often applied to a college curriculum in the United States that prepares a student for a career as a mortician or funeral director.

Natural Resources Colleges: Offering bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees in natural resource science, natural resource management, or related fields.

Nuclear Medicine Technology Colleges: Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Nutrition Schools : Associates, Bachelors, masters, PhD, DrPH, DC, ND degrees for Nutrition, Dietetics, Food Science, Culinary, Exercise Science and Public Health.

Online Colleges:Associates, Bachelors, Certificates, GED/Diplomas, Masters Degrees Online.

Optometry Colleges: Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or contact lenses.

Osteopathic Colleges: Training of osteopathic physicians is distinct from that of their MD counterparts due to emphasis placed on a view of the patient as a whole person, with four key principles central to the care of all patients: The body is a unit of mind, body and spirit. The body is capable of self-regulation, self healing, and health maintenance. Structure and Function are reciprocally interrelated. Rational treatment is based upon these basic principles.

Pharmacy Schools: Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE)-accredited pharmacy program allows pharmacy students to sit for licensure examinations and become registered pharmacists (R.Ph.) through each state's respective subsidiary of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).

Podiatric Medical Colleges: A Doctor of Podiatric Medicine is considered a physician of the foot and ankle.

Police Academies: A police academy is a training school for new police recruits, also known as a law enforcement academy. They all have various background checks, examination, physical requirements, medical requirements, legal training, driving skills, equipment training and firearm training for new police recruits. The academy prepares the recruits for the police force they will be assigned to when they graduate.

Presbyterian Colleges: Presbyterian Colleges and Universities in the United States.

Public Health Schools: Public health is an interdisciplinary field. For example, epidemiology, bio-statistics and management of health services are all relevant. Other important sub-fields include environmental health, community health, behavioral health, health economics, public policy, mental health, health education, occupational safety, gender issues in health, and sexual and reproductive health.

Rabbinical/Talmudic Schools: The Master of Rabbinic Studies (MRb) is a graduate degree granted by a Yeshiva or rabbinical school. It involves the academic study of Talmud, Jewish law, philosophy, ethics, and rabbinic literature. In many institutions, this degree is a standard component in the study for semicha.

Radiology/Radiologic Technology Colleges: Radiology is the medical discipline that uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases within the bodies of both humans and animals.; Radiologic Technologists are healthcare professionals who specialize in the imaging of human anatomy for the diagnosis and treatment of pathology.

Sea Grant Colleges: Colleges and Universities involved in scientific research, education, training, and extension projects geared toward the conservation and practical use of the coasts, Great Lakes, and other marine areas.

Space Grant Colleges: The space-grant colleges are educational institutions in the United States that comprise a network of fifty-two consortia formed for the purpose of outer-space-related research. Each consortium is based in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, and each consists of multiple independent space-grant institutions, with one of the institutions acting as lead. Similar programs include land-grant colleges (instituted in 1862), sea-grant colleges (instituted in 1966), and sun-grant colleges (instituted in 2003). Unlike in the land-grant program, no economic rights to outer space have been granted in the space-grant program, only money.

Special Needs Colleges: Colleges in the United States offering services and classes for students with Special Needs- both neurological and learning disabilities.

Summer Sessions: College and University Summer Programs in the U.S.

Sun Grant Programs: The Sun Grant Association is a group of six U.S. universities that serve as regional centers of the Sun Grant Initiative, established by the U.S. Congress in the Sun Grant Research Initiative Act of 2003. They research and develop sustainable and environmentally friendly bio-based energy alternatives. The Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, and the Department of Agriculture are partners in the initiative. The centers were established at Land-Grant Universities to serve different geographic regions of the United States, in the tradition of the Congress-established programs of sea grant colleges in 1966 and space grant colleges in 1988.

Technical Colleges:Technical school is a general term used for a two-year college that provides mostly employment-preparation skills for trained labor, such as welding, culinary arts and office management.

Theological Seminaries: A seminary, theological seminary, theological college or divinity school is an educational institution for educating students in theology, generally to prepare them for ordination as clergy or for other ministry.

Trade Schools: Online & Correspondence Schools, Industrial & Skilled Trades Programs, Automotive Programs, Business Programs, Culinary Programs, Arts & Design Programs, Diving Programs, Beauty School Programs, Education Programs, Health Care Programs, Legal & Criminal Justice Programs, Media Arts Programs, Real Estate Programs, Technology Programs, IT Certification Programs, Aviation Programs, Animal and Veterinary Programs, Various Other Programs.

Tribal Colleges: Educational Institutions distinguished by being controlled and operated by American Indian tribes; they have become part of American Indians' institution-building in order to pass on their own cultures.

Truck Driving Schools: A commercial driver's license is a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles.

United Church of Christ Schools: The United Church of Christ is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination based in the United States, with historical confessional roots in the Congregational, Reformed, and Lutheran traditions, and with approximately 4,882 churches and 824,866 members.

Veterinary Schools: Veterinary education is the tertiary education of veterinarians. To become a veterinarian, one must first complete a veterinary degree (DVM, VMD, BVS, BVSc, BVMS, BVM, cand.med.vet).

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Waldorf Teacher Training Programs: The Waldorf approach emphasizes the role of the imagination in learning, developing thinking that includes a creative as well as an analytic component.

Womens Colleges: Women's colleges in higher education are undergraduate, bachelor's degree-granting institutions, often liberal arts colleges, whose student populations are composed exclusively or almost exclusively of women.

Coming Soong:

- Acting Schools
- Career Centers
- Carpentry Schools
- Electrical Engineering Schools
- HVAC Schools
- Liberal Arts Colleges
- ROTC Schools
- State Colleges
- TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) Programs